Watch this great video about Women in Fire in Virginia!
Women in Fire has been working with IAFC Volunteer Workforce Solutions on the creation of materials to assist with recruitment and retention. Download “Guide for Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Department.”
Women in Fire was awarded $543,907.62 in Fire Prevention and Safety grant funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
NVFC, in partnership with FBHA and the APA, has released a directory of behavioral health professionals equipped to help firefighters, EMS providers, dispatchers, and rescue workers.
We’ve added a list of useful links to government resources during the pandemic.
This episode features Dr. Christina Baxter, CEO from Emergency Response Tips, LLC; Heidi Simon, Lieutenant from South Metro Fire Rescue in Colorado; and Ali Rothrock, Women in Fire trustee and CEO/lead instructor of On the Job and Off.
FDIC has been postponed. As our 2020 Leadership Conference was being held in conjunction with FDIC, it too has been postponed.
Class schedule and details on early bird conference prices attached.
Take part in a confidential online survey on perceptions around occupational cancer risk.
We’re now accepting class proposals for our September 2020 International Conference in Spokane, WA: “Committed to Change.”
Please review our Joint Anti-Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination Statement.
Free for Members! Registration limited to 50 attendees.
During the past year, three women have been appointed to the role of Fire Chief and one the role of Chief Deputy around the state. All of these are firsts, making these women the highest-ranking female fire officials in each of the department’s history.
The International Association of Women in Fire & Emergency Services (iWomen) is now Women in Fire. This change is part of the organization’s strategic plan that has been in the works over the past year.
A new report, Emerging Health and Safety Issues among Women in the Fire Service, studies the critical health and safety issues of female firefighters and EMS responders.
As a Platinum sponsor, E-ONE will be hosting a Meet & Greet for iWomen Conference attendees. E-ONE is also providing funding to iWomen that will be used towards other projects during the 2019 calendar year.
Please visit the conference information page for links to online and downloadable registration forms.
The opening keynote speaker for the 2019 Leadership Conference, to be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Monday, April 8, in conjunction with FDIC International, is Battalion Chief Tiffanye S. Wesley.
The block of rooms for iWomen attendees is now open for our 2019 Conference. These rooms are on a first-come, first-served basis and will only be held through January 31st.
Submit your proposal to host the 2020 Biennial International Conference for the International Association of Women in Fire & Emergency Services by Dec. 31.